Wurgwitz

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Locator map of Wurgwitz in Freital

Wurgwitz is a district of the Saxon city Freital in Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district.

Geography

Local level

Wurgwitz consists of three other villages:

  • Niederhermsdorf
  • Hammer
  • Kohlsdorf

History

Wurgwitz was first mentioned at 31 March 1206 together with Dresden, Freital-Potschappel and other villages and towns. Since then, the names of Wurgwitz, Niederhermsdorf and Kohlsdorf repeatedly changed:

Wurgwitz:

  • 1206–1302: Hermannu de Worganewiz
  • 1303–1307: miles Henricus de Woganewytz
  • 1308–1377: Heynrich von Wrganuwicz
  • 1378–1314th century: Worganwicz / Worgenewicz
  • 14th century–1444: Georganuwicz
  • 1445–1460: Worgewicz
  • 1461–1416th century: Wurgenwicz
  • 16th century–1647: Worgwit
  • 1648–1790: Wurgewitz
  • since 1791: Wurgwitz

Kohlsdorf:

  • 1450–1468: Colostorff
  • 1469: Kolßdorff
  • 1470–1484: Quolsdorff
  • 1485–1513: Coelßdorff
  • 1514–1586: Colßdorff
  • 1587–around 1599: Kuelßdorf
  • around 1600–1615: Kösldorf
  • 1616–1790: zu Culßdorff
  • since 1791: Kohlsdorf

Niederhermsdorf

  • 1350–1380: Hermannsdorf
  • 1381–1444: Nydern Hermannsdorf
  • 1445–1460: Nidder Hermestorf
  • 1461–1678: Hermstorff
  • 1679–1763: Niederhernsdorff
  • since 1764: Niederhermsdorf

On 7 July 1921 merged the three villages together and formed the village Wurgwitz now, 53 years still remained independent until Wurgwitz in 1974 from Freital incorporated.

Residents

Year Residents
1828 150
1834 192
1840 203
1849 213
1858 252
1867 323
1880 452
1890 550
1921 1026
1945 2800
2005 2600

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